Literacy Teacher (Summer Employment)

Published on 03/17/2023Outreach - Carol Stream, IL
$16 per hourFull TimeFully on-site


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Division:Outreach - Carol Stream
Outreach Carol Stream is a multi-purpose, neighborhood resource center serving a low-income, ethnically diverse neighborhood. Services include counseling, casework, mentoring, community development and after-school programs for children and youth.
Job Responsibilities:The Literacy Teacher is responsible for teaching a classroom of up to 15 students, five days per week in the summer program. Duties include classroom instruction, teaching art/cultural lessons, conducting individual academic assessments for students along with goals for academic improvement; working with staff team to supervise students on weekly field trips throughout the summer; maintaining center-wide standard of classroom behavior within the classroom; and communicating to parents.



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Requirements:A passion for working with junior high students; Bachelor’s degree in Education, English or a related field; previous classroom teaching or group experience with adolescents focused around language arts or literacy; previous experience with curriculum development and lesson planning strongly preferred; a passion for reading and ability to engage and motivate junior high students to read; sensitivity to and understanding of the needs of students from low-income families and culturally diverse backgrounds. A commitment to Outreach’s Statement of Mission and Faith is required. A current, valid IL driver’s license along with a good driving record is a plus. Spanish language skills a plus.

Full-time Temporary Summer Employment

Staff Training | June 12-15, 2023

Program Dates |June 19- August 11, 2023

Program Schedule |Monday – Friday from 8:00AM – 4:30 PM

Compensation:The hourly rate for this position falls between $16-18.50 based on education, skills, language ability and experience.


About Outreach

Our Mission

To restore hope and provide opportunities for people to become all that God intends them to be.

Our mission focus is serving the most vulnerable children, teens and families in DuPage County. We serve people of all races, ethnicities, creeds, gender and orientation regardless of their ability to pay.

Our Vision

Outreach and its partner churches are dedicated to putting this mission into action by providing a full range of charitable, human service, educational, religious and community development activities. These activities help people realize their God-given potential as uniquely gifted individuals in their family, community and relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ.

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law. OCM, Inc. reserves the right to make faith-based hiring decisions as permitted under Title VII (42 U.S.C Section 2000e - 1(a)

Location373 S Schmale Rd., Carol Stream, IL 60188

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